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'I leave this ICU a changed person': A patient wrote a touching note on a hospital window thanking critical care medical workers

Win McNamee/Getty Images Medical workers at the Cleveland Clinic, in Cleveland, Ohio, discovered a touching note from a patient written on a hospital room window. "Today I leave this ICU a changed person," the patient wrote. "I watched some of you have good n…

easter 2020 - Business Insider
9:08am PDT - March 25th, 2020

The White House Now Wants Everyone Who's Visited New York City to Self-Quarantine

Roughly 1 in 1,000 people in and around the city are infected with the coronavirus, White House officials said, warning that those who leave the city risk seeding the infection in new places.

easter 2020 - Vice News
4:31pm PDT - March 24th, 2020

The trolley problem is the perfect meme for our government's pandemic response

The trolley problem demonstrates just how dire the coronavirus pandemic is becoming — with a touch of surrealist humor, of course. In the moral paradox, a trolley's brakes stop working, and as it gathers speed it risks killing a group of people on the tracks …

easter 2020 - Mashable
2:12pm PDT - March 24th, 2020

Trump wants to reopen the US economy on Easter because he'd like 'packed churches all over our country' despite massive public health risk

President Donald Trump announced on Fox News on Tuesday that he's aiming to scale back social distancing guidelines to fight the coronavirus by Easter. When asked by Fox News' Bill Hemmer why he chose April 12 as the day to reopen the economy, Trump said it w…

easter 2020 - Business Insider
1:49pm PDT - March 24th, 2020

Trump actually has limited legal authority over states to 'reopen' the economy thanks to the 10th amendment and the 'sick chicken case'

President Trump is taking a new tack toward the coronavirus outbreak this week by calling for an imminent roll back of social distancing. But the president could face major hurdles in trying to enact his plan to " restart " the economy. During Monday evening'…

easter 2020 - Business Insider
11:47am PDT - March 24th, 2020

Trump Says He Wants to Lift Coronavirus Restrictions ‘by Easter’

It's the most specific Trump's gotten about his plans to ignore the medical experts who are urging a longer and harsher lockdown of U.S. society.

easter 2020 - Vice News
10:55am PDT - March 24th, 2020

Buckingham Palace halts iconic Changing of the Guard ceremony in wake of coronavirus

Buckingham Palace is putting a temporary stop to its iconic Changing of the Guard ceremony to avoid mass gatherings amid coronavirus.

easter 2020 - USA Today
5:09am PDT - March 20th, 2020

Queen Elizabeth reflects on coronavirus, addresses 'great concern and uncertainty'

Queen Elizabeth II said of coronavirus: "You can be assured that my family and I stand ready to play our part."

easter 2020 - USA Today
10:44am PDT - March 19th, 2020

Scotland and Wales are closing all of their schools because of the coronavirus pandemic

Scotland and Wales will close all of their schools by the end of this week in response to the coronavirus pandemic. The Welsh and Scottish governments both confirmed the decision on Wednesday. Prime Minister Boris Johnson is under growing pressure to close En…

easter 2020 - Business Insider
6:56am PDT - March 18th, 2020

White House postpones Spain state visit, cites coronavirus

The White House is postponing an upcoming state visit by Spain's King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia because of the coronavirus pandemic

easter 2020 - ABC News
5:39am PDT - March 18th, 2020

Model Y deliveries begin: Here’s what is new in Tesla’s EV crossover

Tesla said Monday it has started delivering the Model Y crossover to customers in the U.S., hitting a milestone one year after unveiling the prototype and six months ahead of schedule. Reports of deliveries started last week. The tweet from Tesla, which inclu…

easter 2020 - TechCrunch
12:12am PDT - March 17th, 2020

Seville suspends Easter processions over coronavirus concerns - Mayor

The mayor of the southern Spanish city of Seville said on Saturday Holy Week processions would be canceled because of the coronavirus outbreak.

easter 2020 - Reuters
4:54am PDT - March 14th, 2020

There’s a new Amnesia game, and it’s probably terrifying

Studio Frictional Games is releasing a sequel to its 2010 survival horror game Amnesia: The Dark Descent called Amnesia: Rebirth. It will be set in Algeria and released in the fall 2020 for PC and PlayStation 4.

easter 2020 - The Verge
5:00am PST - March 6th, 2020

Microsoft Edge Adds SkiiFree-like Surf Game Directly Into the Browser

Microsoft's Edge browser just added a SkiFree-like surf game as an offline easter egg.

easter 2020 - IGN
3:15pm PST - February 26th, 2020

Konami Code creator Kazuhisa Hashimoto dies at 61

Kazhusia Hashimoto, a programmer and producer for Konami in the 1980s and 1990s, died Feb. 25, 2020. Hashimoto was famous for creating the “Konami Code,” a cheat code that bestowed extra lives and multiple power-ups on harried players of difficult NES games.

easter 2020 - Polygon
9:48am PST - February 26th, 2020